Actons Solicitors

Job Title:Admin Assistant - Personal Injury Team
Contract Length:Permanent
Hours:Full-Time Monday - Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Required Skills:Excellent communication skills, IT applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Professional & enthusiastic team player.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our Personal Injury team as a full-time Admin Assistant.

As a successful candidate working as part of their close-knit, friendly team, you’ll work closely with the whole team, providing an essential and professional support service.

Actons are focused on providing an exceptional experience to colleagues and clients and you’ll have a key role to play in helping deliver that.

On a day to day basis you will be supporting all members of the Personal Injury team with administrative tasks. The team includes two directors, an associate, a chartered legal executive and a paralegal.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • General file administration (both paper and electronic files) using our case management system
  • Copying and scanning documents
  • Opening and closing files and archiving
  • Preparing invoices
  • Preparing instructions to our accounts team
  • Some general typing tasks
  • Undertaking online searches e.g. Companies House, the Land Registry etc.
  • Taking telephone messages for colleagues within the team
  • Receiving and implementing instructions given by digital dictation

Skills, experience and competencies you will have:

  • A good working knowledge of IT applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Professional, enthusiastic team player.
  • A proactive, supportive and reliable team member.
  • Quick and accurate typing
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral and aural
  • The ability to organise and prioritise a varied workload
  • The following would be desirable, but not essential:
    • Previous experience using legal case management software
    • Previous experience of working in a law firm
    • GCSE English & Maths Grade C or above (or equivalent)


Further Information

You’ll work full-time, Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. Due to the nature of this role, it will be based in the office full-time.

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Alongside other benefits, you’ll also have the opportunity to access Perkbox.

The closing date for applications is Friday 3 September, although we reserve the right to change the closing date depending on interest in the role.  Interviews for this role will either be face to face at our offices or on Microsoft Teams.

You need to have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom (please note that we will not be able to sponsor or support any visa applications).

If you have any other queries regarding this role please email Matt Coleman, Practice Manager at

About Organisation

We’ve been based in Nottingham, the centre of the East Midlands ever since the firm was founded, over 200 years ago. But amid all that history, much has changed. We’re a modern, progressive, ambitious law firm on a journey - and we’d love you to join us!

Actons - at a glance:

  • A leading independent law firm located centrally in Nottingham.
  • Over 55 people including 18 Directors, providing the full range of legal services to organisations and individuals locally and right across the UK.
  • We have very experienced people who are a mix of ‘home-grown’ talent, whilst others have joined us with ‘Big Firm’ experience gained from working in large national law firms.
  • Member of LawNet - a network of independent UK law firms.
  • Member of Eurojuris - an international network of law firms.
  • Professionally managed with a commitment to quality - recognised by the LawNet Excellence Mark (ISO:9001).
  • The Times Best Law Firms 2019.
  • Ranked in Legal 500 & Chambers & Partners.

We work together with organisations and individuals locally and nationally providing a range of solution-based, exceptional legal advice – in plain English, so our clients can concentrate on the things that really matter. 

Our long-standing reputation is based not only on providing top-quality legal services – but on developing long term, mutually beneficial relationships.


Actons Solicitors
Full Vacancy Details
Below are full details of the Vacancy.
Employer: Actons Solicitors
Job Title: Admin Assistant - Personal Injury Team
Contract Length: Permanent
Closing Date: 2021-09-03
Hours: Full-Time Monday - Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Required Skills: Excellent communication skills, IT applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Professional & enthusiastic team player.
Practice Area: Personal Injury Team
Location: Nottingham
Contact: Matt Coleman
Phone: 0115 9100 200
Reference No: V0265


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